Comes To Brookline"
The Brookline Bears are entered in
the Pittsburgh Suburban Football Conference. Coached by John Dowling, the
team will be made up of 40 players from the Brookline area, weighing from
80 to 130 pounds, in full equipment.
Coach Dowling, along with his
aids, Ted Gielas, Rich Storino and Don Tarr, have been working the local
boys out at Moore Park since the second week in August. The Bears will
play an eight game schedule with such teams as Bellvue,
Baldwin-Whitehall, Mount Oliver, White Oak (McKeesport), Brentwood and
The season will open in early
September, with the Bears playing their home games at Moore Park on
Saturday afternoon. Coach Dowling's Bears are in need of financial help.
Although the equipment is in, it is not paid for, and the officials for
the home games will run between 30 and 40 dollars per
The boys on the team will be going
around house to house on Sunday, August 25. All donations are welcome no
matter how small. Anyone wishing to become a "Booster" or just to
contribute financially to the Brookline Bears Football Association can do
so by calling General Manager Jim Raimondi or Coach Dowling at (numbers
Reprinted from the Brookline Journal - August 22, 1974 *
Helmet Logo found in the basement of the Brookline Recreation Center - March 2005
Gotta thank Chuck Senft for never throwing anything away!